The Dance

Choreographed by Tina Argyle – April 2018

Description: 16 count, 4 wall, Beginner line dance
Music: The Dance by Robert Mizzell

Please note This doesn't dance as well to the Garth Brooks track, at the end it goes out of phrase.

Count In : 20 counts from start of track approx. 20 seconds into the track – start on the lyric "back"

Basic NC Step x2. Basic NC Step ¼ Turn. Long Step, Behind, Side.
1 Take a long step right to right side
2& Rock left behind right, recover.
3 Take a long step left to left side
4& Rock right behind left, recover.
5 Make ¼ turn left taking a long step right to right side (9 o'clock)
6& Rock left behind right, recover.
7 Take a long step left to left side
8& Cross right behind left, step left to left side

Cross Rock x2. Step ½ Pivot Turn Step. Run Run. (or full turn left,travelling forward over 2 counts)
1 Cross rock right over left
2& Recover weight onto left, step right at side of left
3 Cross rock left over right
4& Recover weight onto right, step left at side of right
5 Step forward right
6&7 Step forward left, make ½ right onto right, step forward left (3 o'clock)
8& Run fwd right then left – or make ½ turn left stepping back right, make ½ turn left stepping fwd left

Tag
During wall 5 section 1, make counts 7-8& another NC basic step, then Restart the dance facing 9 o'clock wall
7 Take a long step left to left side
8& Rock right behind left, recover.